Two disabled girls raped in Netrakona
NETRAKONA, Oct 22: Police arrested two persons on Sunday in two different cases filed for raping two physically-challenged girls in Atpara and Barhatta upazilas of the district.
The arrested are Siddqiue Miah, 65, of Ichhail Village in Atpara Upazila, and Pradip Biswas of Rambhadrapur Village in Barhatta Upazila.
In Atpara, victim's elder sister alleged that Siddique violated her disabled sister at their house on Sunday afternoon in absence of the family members.
Police arrested Siddique from his house at night after the victim's mother lodged a case with Atpara Police Station (PS), said its Officer-in-Charge (OC) Mohammad Ali Hossain.
Meanwhile, a speech-impaired teenage girl was raped allegedly by Prodeep in Rambhadrapur Village in Barhatta Upazila on Sunday afternoon.
Later, police arrested Prodeep at night following a case lodged by the victim's brother, said Barhatta PS OC Md Badrul Alam Khan.
The arrested were sent to jail on Monday following court orders.
However, the victims were sent to Netrakona Sadar Hospital for medical tests.